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Joan Collins

Actress & Author
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Net worth 2018: $30 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: Paddington
Country: British
BirthDay: 23 May 1933
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.68 m
Education: Francis Holland School, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA),
BIOGRAPHY

Joan Collins was bornon 23 May 1933 in Paddington, British, is Actress & Author. Joan Henrietta Collins is an actress and author who, after decades of playing minor roles in films and television rose to great fame with her portrayal of the vicious and revengeful Alexis Carrington Collins in the prime time television drama ‘Dynasty’. The beautiful actress is said to have resuscitated the then-struggling drama which during its second season seemed to be heading for cancellation. The first preference for the role was Sophia Loren who had turned it down. It was then offered to Collins who by then had only appeared in a series of B-Films and small television shows. Daughter of a theatrical booking agent, she made her stage debut at the age of nine. She went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and hoped of making it big in Hollywood. She made her feature film debut as a beauty contestant in the film ‘Lady Godiva Rides Again’. Because of her beauty, she was often offered roles of sultry and seductive women in B-Films. In spite of trying her best, she could not enter mainstream Hollywood or land substantial roles in major films. She made several guest appearances in television programs and low-budget films, and also started exploring a career as a writer. Till date she has authored many novels, non-fictions, and memoirs including the best selling novel, ‘Prime Time’.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$30 Million

TIMELINE
2002

She married for the fifth time in 2002 to Percy Gibson

1991

The cast came together again in 1991 for ‘Dynasty: The Reunion’, a miniseries that concluded the series which had previously been cancelled abruptly

1990

She also made a return to the stage and played Amanda in a revival of the play ‘Private Lives’ in 1990

1985

By 1985, this once struggling series became the most watched show in the United States, ranked at No

1983

She was made a patron of the International Foundation for Children with Learning Disabilities in 1983

1982

From 1982 to 1987, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award every year

1981

The year 1981 saw her fortunes change for the better

1972

She appeared in the segment ‘And All Through The House’ as Joanne Clayton in the horror film ‘Tales from the Crypt’ in 1972

1963

She then married Anthony Newley in 1963 and had two children with him

1960

She decided to concentrate on her family life and did not work much during the 1960s

1955

She portrayed the actress Evelyn Nesbit in a fictionalized account of her life in ‘The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing’ in 1955

1952

It was followed by minor appearances in films like ‘The Woman’s Angle’ (1952) and ‘The Good Die Young’ (1954)

1951

In 1951 she made her feature film debut as a beauty contest entrant in ‘Lady Godiva Rides Again’

1950

During the 1950s she gained a reputation as a popular pin-up model

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